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Pi·la·tes

 (pĭ-lä′tēz)
n.
A system of exercises that promote the strengthening of the body, often using specialized equipment.

[After Joseph Hubertus Pilates (1880-1967), German-born American physical fitness instructor who developed the system.]
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Pilates

(pɪˈlɑːtiːz)
n
a system of gentle exercise performed lying down that stretches and lengthens the muscles, designed to improve posture, flexibility, etc
[C20: named after Joseph Pilates (1880–1967), its German inventor]
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Pi•la•tes

(pɪˈlɑ tiz)
Trademark. a system of physical conditioning involving low-impact exercises and stretches, performed on specialized equipment.
Also called Pila′tes meth`od.
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Translations

Pilates

[pɪˈlɑːtiːz] nPilates m
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Pilates

n (= fitness programme)Pilates nt
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